Trinidad in Las Animas County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Temple Aaron 1889
Erected 2019 by Colorado Preservation, Inc., City of Trinidad, Temple Aaron
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation Markers ✡️ series list.
Location. 37° 9.986′ N, 104° 30.165′ W. Marker is in Trinidad, Colorado, in Las Animas County. Marker is at the intersection of South Maple Street and East 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north on South Maple Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 South Maple Street, Trinidad CO 81082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cathay Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Santa Fe Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Women & Children's March, 1914 (approx. ¼ mile away); Coal Miners' Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Coal Miner's Canary (approx. ¼ mile away); A Clash of Cultures (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinidad's First City Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Last Coal Burning Steam Engine (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trinidad.
Regarding Temple Aaron 1889. The marker was dedicated on June 22, 2019.
Temple Aaron, though not open on a regular basis for religious services, is the oldest functioning Jewish house of worship West of the Mississippi River.
National Landmark status is being sought for the Temple.
Also see . . . 2017 - Temple Aaron (YouTube, 5 min.). (Submitted on June 24, 2019.)
Additional keywords. JASHP
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2019, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2019, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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